In just five years, the landscape of South County has transformed dramatically into a thriving business community. This special report will feature updated information about this high-growth area and communicate the exciting changes currently under way.
Good progress is being made on two major transportation projects important to South County’s economic development and lifestyle improvement.
A new marina in National City, the christening of a new transportation vessel and a revitalized Chula Vista waterfront are just some of the exciting developments occurring in the Port of San Diego’s south bay tideland areas.
Additional steps in creating a world-class gateway between the cities of San Diego and Tijuana continued recently with the expansion of The Shops at Las Americas redevelopment project.
The city of National City, in the midst of an economic development renaissance, has announced plans to build a new residential/retail complex downtown.
Low-interest loans from the South County Economic Development Council remain available to small businesses interested in expanding their operations and creating jobs.
The city of Imperial Beach is heading into its second year of unprecedented renovation and reinvestment with increased activity levels.
South County business and city leaders, unified in a desire to more effectively brand the region, have adopted a new slogan — Live, Work, Dream.
Tourism is a powerful engine for economic development in Coronado and city leaders clearly recognize it.
South County is continuing its long tradition of educational excellence. Just two months ago two South County campuses earned “Distinguished Schools” awards in the 20th annual California School Recognition Program.
As opportunities to do business in Mexico increase, so does the need to learn the business and cultural etiquette of our economic neighbors to the south.
The county of San Diego has been working steadily to position East Otay Mesa as an ideal place for the expansion of companies in the region. The 3,374 acres in East Otay Mesa represent much of the remaining commercial/industrial land in the region.
Plans for a revitalized “urban core” in Chula Vista, as well as a shopping center that could rival Fashion Valley, are capturing the imagination of business owners, builders, restaurateurs and residents in South County’s largest city.
In this special report, The Daily Transcript will take a look at many of the communities and cities that make up South County, and report on some of the latest developments that are contributing to its growth.